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Aerospace Engineering Industrial Placement (Warton/Samlesbury) 2021

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Gain wide-ranging experience in the design, development, test, maintenance and support of fixed wing military and training aircraft systems. Disciplines you’ll cover include aerodynamics, electromagnetics, structures, integration, airworthiness, support engineering, mission systems, test engineering, flight systems and training systems integration.

The role of Undergraduate Aerospace Engineer covers multiple different Engineering disciplines, such as Aerodynamics, Electromagnetics, Structures, Integration, Airworthiness, Support, Mission Systems, Information Systems, Test Engineering and Flight Systems.

This placement will provide the perfect package of experience for a passionate undergraduate looking to gain valuable skills and an insight into a worldwide defence organisation.

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Follow your passion with the following responsibilities

You will gain a thorough understanding of the various engineering disciplines within the entire Engineering Lifecycle.

Throughout their placements, the individual will communicate with and work alongside subject matter experts on a daily basis to broaden their understanding of engineering in the aerospace defence industry. This is a fantastic learning opportunity allowing the individual to “home in” on a specific engineering discipline and build a strong understanding of this subject before continuing their respective degree at University.

As a keen, aspiring engineer, the undergraduate will also have opportunities to take part in engineering extracurricular activities (or “stretch assignments”) throughout their placement at BAE Systems.

As a minimum requirement you'll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 in your Bachelor’s degree in any STEM subject.

What we have on offer for you!

Take your first steps in a career that challenges, rewards and evolves. At BAE Systems you’ll be working on exciting, world-leading engineering and business projects from day one. Our placements will prepare you with the skills you need to navigate challenges that bring others to a standstill. We will help you make the very most of your talents. We place great importance not only on what we do, but how and why we do it. We are passionate, collaborative, and take pride in work that helps our customers and communities. Working for BAE Systems, you’ll go home at the end of each day knowing what you do really makes a difference.

Security/Export Control

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions.

These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Working with us

We are an inclusive employer. Recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is vitally important to us. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements you may need to support your application.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:2 and above (expected)
  • 1 to 6 months, Year-long
  • Warton (Lancashire) and Samlesbury (Lancashire)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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